Former Clay Co. Corrections Officer Arrested For Sexual Contact With Inmate

Posted at 3:43 PM, May 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-24 16:44:10-04

A former Clay County corrections officer was arrested and charged after he allegedly inappropriately touched an inmate.

TBI Agents began investigating 24-year-old Spencer Mason on March 9.

Agents found that on March 8, Mason inappropriately touched a female inmate while transporting her in a van from the Robertson County Jail to the Clay County Jail.

Clay County terminated Mason’s employment when the allegations surfaced.

On May 17, the Robertson County Grand Jury returned indictments, charging the Celina man with one count of Sexual Contact with an Inmate and one count of Official Misconduct.

Authorities arrested Mason and booked him into the Robertson County Jail on $25,000 bond.